Monday, April 6, 2015
In the Democratic Republic of Congo, where women struggle against terrible violence and inequality, a committed activist fights against all the odds to give women a third of all elected posts.
Sunday, April 5, 2015
Kenya said Saturday it had arrested five men in connection with the university massacre by Somalia's al-Qaida-linked Shabab militants that left nearly 150 people dead.
Detectives investigating an explosion at a house in Mali's capital that killed a security guard on Friday said they had uncovered plans for a "major attack".
Gunmen stormed two communities in Nigeria's southern oil state of Rivers, killing at least nine people and injuring two others a week ahead of a gubernatorial election, police said Saturday.
Three Spanish caving enthusiasts have gone missing in Morocco's High Atlas mountains and intensive air and ground searches are underway to find them, local authorities and a Spanish diplomat said Friday.
Saturday, April 4, 2015
GARISSA, Kenya - The bodies of the 148 students and security officers massacred by Somalia's Shebab Islamists in a Kenyan university were flown Friday to Nairobi where their desperate and grieving loved ones were waiting.
The Egyptian affiliate of the Islamic State group claimed responsibility Friday for deadly attacks on army checkpoints in the Sinai Peninsula that killed 15 soldiers and two civilians.
Grieving relatives were Friday searching for news or the remains of their loved ones after Somalia's al-Shabab Islamists massacred 147 in a university in northeastern Kenya.
Friday, April 3, 2015
Masked gunmen from Somalia's Shebab Islamist group massacred at least 147 Kenyan students Thursday in a day-long college campus siege, the country's deadliest attack since the 1998 US embassy bombings.
Al-Shabab gunmen attacked a college in northeast Kenya early Thursday, targeting Christians and killing at least 15 people and wounding 60 others, witnesses said. The president said it is now a hostage situation.